News by Dan Seifert on Tuesday May 15, 2012.
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Isis, the mobile payment joint venture between AT&T, T-Mobile USA, and Verizon Wireless, has announced a host of national retail partners that will accept its Mobile Wallet app as a form of payment. Additionally, the company revealed a list of local partners in Austin, Texas and Salt Lake City, Utah that will accept the mobile payment system when it launches.
The national retail partners that Isis announced are Aéropostale, The Coca-Cola Company, Champs Sports, Dillard's, Foot Locker, Jamba Juice, and Macy's. Customers will be able to pay for their goods and services at these establishments by just using the Mobile Wallet app on their phones.
The local retailers in Austin that will accept Isis contactless payments are 34th Street Café, ABC Home & Commercial Services, Austin Diamond District, Ben White Florist, Book People, Brodie Park Market, Chez Remy La Sandwicherie, Dogadillo, DoubleDave's Pizzaworks, Downtown Burgers, Elbe Body, Iron Works, milk + honey spa, Rosemary's Catering, Round Rock Express, Texenza Coffee, Touch of Sass, Twin Liquors, and University Co-Op.
In Salt Lake City, Barbacoa Mexican Grill, Bohme, Cactus and Tropicals, Caputo's, Deseret Book, Eborn Books, Great Harvest Bread Company, JMR, Lola Bella, Maverik, McKay Diamonds, Mini's Cupcakes, Oakridge Country Club ? private club for members, PGi Services, Salt Lake Running Company, Sugar House Coffee, Supersonic Car Wash, Utah Transit Authority, Utah Woolen Mills, Weller Book Works, Zagg and The Larry H. Miller Group, including All-Star Catering, Energy Solutions Arena, Fanzz, Larry H. Miller Megaplex, Larry H. Miller Automotive, Miller Motorsports Park, Salt Lake Bees, Spring Mobile Ballpark, and Utah Jazz have all signed up to accept Isis payments.
Isis is due to launch in Austin and Salt Lake City this summer. A national rollout is expected to happen later on this year and next.source: Isis
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